The White Pearl

  • by Kate Furnivall
  • Narrated by Jilly Bond
  • 16 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Malaya, 1941: As the glamorous wife of a plantation owner, Connie Hadley appears to lead a pampered and comfortable life. But she is hiding devastating secrets that could destroy her marriage. Life is changed forever on the day of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbour.
As Japanese Zero aircraft attack the town of Palur, Connie makes the decision to flee to Singapore on the family's boat, the White Pearl. She sails with her husband and son, three friends, and the enigmatic boat dealer Fitzpayne, who is the only one who can navigate the islands of the South China Sea. In desperation, short of food and constantly in danger, fear strips away good manners; tensions arise on the yacht and anger causes deadly divisions between friends.

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"Exhilarating....An engrossing read." (Publishers Weekly)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-27-2012
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK